Challenges of quantity surveyors in Klang Valley to work from home

Chew, Boon Han and Nur Ilya Farhana Md Noh, and Lee, Jin Chai and Zakiah Ahmad, and Ng, Jing Lin and Salihah Surol, and Deprizon Syamsunur, and Ramez Al-Ezzi Abduljalil Al-Mansob, and Ruzaimah Razman, (2022) Challenges of quantity surveyors in Klang Valley to work from home. Jurnal Kejuruteraan, 34 (5). pp. 865-870. ISSN 0128-0198


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With the uprising trend of modern management systems adoption, the enthusiasm for corporates to exercise the working culture of work from home are seemingly proliferated to fit in the recent corporate world. However, the published research papers and statistics regarding the information and comprehension of quantity surveyor to work from home are unexpectedly sporadic. Therefore, this research reviews the insights of quantity surveyor to work from home while drawing discussion and conclusion on the uprising challenges of work from home for quantity surveyors to execute their roles. The paper compiles the responses obtained from the methodology of surveying 145 related professions in construction industry around Klang Valley area. The questionnaire was designed with five-point Likert scale, and the data was analyzed by using SPSS software. The study displayed reduced supervision and direction as the greatest challenge, followed by significant challenges which include communication and coordination challenges, organization performance and productivity, job performance and productivity, and unclear performance metrics. Hence, personnel in the industry should be aware of the potential challenges of a quantity surveyor to work from home due to their roles, in order to indicate the potential effects that may incur to the individual and organization.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Quantity surveyor; Work from home; Challenges; Klang Valley; SPSS
Journal:Jurnal Kejuruteraan
ID Code:20590
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Deposited On:23 Nov 2022 03:51
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